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ICE canola up at midday over China/U.S. trade dispute

By Ashley Robinson, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, June 18, 2018 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were higher at midday Monday, taking support from the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China. Chicago Board of Trade soybean contracts started the day lower, after China placed retaliation tariffs on U.S. […] Read more

Global Markets: North America could face a recession

WINNIPEG, June 18, 2018 (CNS) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. Fears of a trade war between the United States and China sent stock markets around the world down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wall Street was down more than 200 points, while in Canada […] Read more


Canadian Dollar and Business Outlook

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, MB, June 18, 2018 (CNS Canada) – The Canadian dollar was slightly lower Monday, as fears increased over an escalating trade war between China and the United States. At 8:50 CDT Monday morning the Canadian dollar was at US$0.7581 or C$1.3188, which compares with Friday’s North American close of […] Read more

ICE canola stronger Monday morning

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 18 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger Monday morning, seeing some follow-through buying after Friday’s bounce off of nearby lows. Ideas that the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China will shift some Chinese oilseed demand away from U.S. soybeans […] Read more





Canadian Financial Close: Dollar trending lower over trade worries

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 15 (CNS) – The Canadian dollar fell in value Friday, dragged down by ongoing international trade tensions. The Canadian dollar settled Friday at US$0.7589 or C$1.3177, compared to Thursday’s North American close of US$0.7662 or C$1.3052. Oil prices dropped Friday, ahead of an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting […] Read more

North American Grain/Oilseed Review: Canola up despite soybean losses

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada Winnipeg, June 15 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were stronger on Friday, seeing some follow-through buying interest after Thursday’s recovery off of nearby lows. Weakness in the Canadian dollar, which lost about half a cent relative to its United States counterpart, contributed to the relative […] Read more


ICE Canola Strengthens As Canadian Dollar Falls

By Phil Franz-Warkentin, Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 15 (CNS Canada) – ICE Futures Canada canola contracts were mostly stronger at midday Friday, as weakness in the Canadian dollar helped counter the bearish influence of declines in Chicago Board of Trade soybeans. The currency was down by roughly half a cent relative to its […] Read more

Global Markets: U.S. Imposes Tariffs On China

By Commodity News Service Canada WINNIPEG, June 15 (CNS Canada) – The following is a glance at the news moving markets in Canada and globally. – United States President Donald Trump announced Friday that tariffs on US$50 billion worth of Chinese imports would now be imposed. China has vowed to retaliate, and with the U.S. […] Read more